CPS HQ Estates and Commercial
The CPS is seeking to recruit a Procurement Manager to work within the Digital Commercial Team.
The CPS spends over £100 million per annum on non-legal goods and services, and some £115 million on legal services. The Digital Commercial team has an important contribution to make to the achievement of the CPS’ strategic objectives through sourcing ICT and digital goods & services that are fit for purpose and good value.
As a Procurement Manager in this busy Criminal Justice department you will be involved with assisting in the implementation of the Commercial Team Business Plan and providing a professional procurement service to clients. This will include but is not limited to leading tendering projects, pre- and post-implementation evaluation, supplier selection, contract award recommendation and category management for specified procurement areas. Also, to maintain and develop procurement processes and guidance.
Ideally you will have experience of procurement or contract management, and familiarity with contract structures and terms. Having the ability to engage with both stakeholders and suppliers through negotiation to agreement as well as administering appropriate contract variations where needed.
You will also have experience in contract management and performance management duties, understand commercial processes including financial and invoicing procedures and have the ability to analyse Management Information. The department is committed to personal development and supports a learning ethos. You will have or be willing to study for CIPS qualifications.
For further information on how to apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 29 June 2018.